The focus of the electrical outlet connector is to aid people with Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Parkinson`s disease into helping them plug in an everyday electrical device.
Hongwu Wang, Candiotti Jorge Luis, Elaine Houston, Chengshiu Chung (University of Pittsburgh) designed a wheeled mobility device controller that could be used for education, research and clinical evaluation.
We present a novel brain computer interface, the IpsiHand, which combines advances in neurophysiology, electronics, and rehabilitation.
This study presents the development and evaluation of a vocal cord vibration switch as a communication access pathway. The switch uses vocal cord vibrations as an input to activate a switch, which produced an output in a computer, communication device, or environmental control.
User centred design techniques were used to develop a rehabilitation robotic device that would increase access to rehabilitation and give therapists another tool in the rehabilitation of the upper limb of stroke survivors.
The All Terrain Power Chair (ATPC) will substitute the traditional wheelchair wheels with a track design, to increase stability and traction on all terrains.
The inter-oral touchpad is a novel device intended for use by quadriplegics, ALS sufferers, and other individual with severe spinal injuries or severe communication issues. The device is a small latex covered touchpad which is inserted into the human mouth to permit the tongue to manipulate the CPU cursor and gain a new means of […]
Drew Berger, Matt Jones, and Michelle Pyle (Rice University) designed and created a balance therapy entertainment system for children with balance disorders out of Wii balance boards and force-sensing handrails.
In the United States, there are no existing assistive devices to help a patient take on and off spinal orthoses. Our design team is working to alleviate these concerns through creating products to help the patient and caregiver easily don and doff the brace while sitting or laying in bed.
Arpit Mittal, Vimlesh Shukla, Prem Kumar Sivakumar, Liang Huang (Wayne State University) The development of an indoor wayfinding system for training and Job Coaching support for workers with cognitive impairments.